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    March 27, 2015Making math more‎ fun
    Burlington-based start-up SMARTeacher wants to prove that video games can be more effective than traditional methods alone for teaching math to children. The company’s product, Prodigy, teaches over 600 math skills to children in grades 1-8 through an interactive online game they can play with their friends.
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    March 25, 2015OCE shares three decades of experience with Australia’s innovation system
    How to replicate Ontario’s success in engaging industry to work with academia to drive economic development and innovation was on the agenda of a major higher education conference attended by OCE President Tom Corr this month.

OCE In The News

  • March 26, 2015 – Markham Economist and SunOCE President Dr. Tom Corr to help judge York Region innovation competition

    The idea of the sky being the limit is behind the Global Impact Competition, which will play itself out at the Markham Civic Centre April 2 as five of Canada’s brightest minds pitch their ideas to improve the lives of Canadians in a Dragon’s Den-style showdown. The winner will attend a highly competitive 10-week graduate studies program worth $30,000 at Singularity University in California’s Silicon Valley, where participants examine ways where technology can create a better world.
    OCE President, Dr. Tom Corr, is one of the judges of this competition.

  • March 25, 2015 – Electronic Products and Technology MagazineOCE's Discovery event to feature headline speakers: Lean startup architect Eric Ries and YouTube co-founder among list of keynotes
    Now in its 10th year, OCE's Discovery is Canada's premier innovation showcase, bringing together the best and brightest minds in industry, academia, investment and government. The annual conference will appear at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on April 27-28.